The British are desperate to shorten the length of WW2 and propose a daring raid to smash Germany's industrial heart. At first the objective looks impossible until a British scientist invents an ingenious weapon capable of destroying the planned target. Written by
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The story of the "bombs that had to bounce" - and the air-devils who had to drop 'em!
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Did You Know?
was an established star at the time with the right to refuse the studio's choice of directors. It was only after dinner with Michael Anderson
(and their respective spouses) that the two men realized they got on quite well, and Todd approved Anderson as director. See more
In US prints (see trivia entry), a Flying Fortress appears at least once in place of a Lancaster. See more
Official, Ministry of Aircraft Production
You say you need a Wellington Bomber for test drops. They're worth their weight in gold. Do you really think the authorities will lend you one? What possible argument could I put forward to get you a Wellington?
Well, if you told them I designed it, do you think that might help?
The Dam Busters
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